Clinician Support

If you require Advice and Guidance beyond that below, please email us at Here.brighton.smskp@nhs.net for further assistance and signposting information.

GP/Clinician Referral Forms

If you are a patient please click here for patient self-referral forms.
We have built versions of our referral form to be compatible with most GP systems, if there is not a form which corresponds with your practice system or if there are any issues identified with these forms then please contact us on 0300 303 8063. When referring please include as much detail as possible including previous treatments, other conditions, and attach any previous letters.

Referral Guidelines

Please select the relevant condition from the list below to view the referral criteria. If you are looking for a condition which is not listed above, then please contact our clinical support team on 0300 303 8063 and they will work with our clinical team to find you some more information. These guidelines are regularly checked and updated if/when necessary.

Rheumatology

Guidelines under review

Pathway/Pathology Guidelines

Please select the relevant pathway from the list below. These guidelines are regularly checked and updated if/when necessary. For any queries relating to our pathways or if you have a diagnosis which does not have a pathway below, then please contact our clinical support team on 0300 303 8063 and they will work with our clinical team to find you some more information.

Medicines Management Advice

COVID-19 Pandemic
COVID 19 Pandemic Amended monitoring may be possible for some patients during the COVID 19 Pandemic. The CCG have published recommendations based on the SPS guidance. Please refer to these links for advice during this period:

https://www.sussexccgs.nhs.uk/covid_related/extending-drug-monitoring-during-the-pandemic/

https://www.sussexccgs.nhs.uk/covid_related/extending-drug-monitoring-during-the-pandemic/

Prescribing Guidelines
Please refer to the formulary for your area using the links below. A link is provided to both Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex and Brighton and Hove formularies as there may be slight variations in classifications of medicines in the different areas owing to the degree of clinical confidence of the practitioners.

Shared Care Guidelines
Follow the links below for the shared care guidelines for each medicine.

MSK Training & Research